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Resident advisers have to enforce the policy that residents wear masks, but it caused conflict between residents and RAs.

Resident advisers face challenges

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter December 4, 2020

WSU resident advisers struggled to find a balance between being a mentor and a friend to their residents this semester because of COVID-19. The pandemic presented many challenges for RAs. One of the...

Living in a residence hall this year is far from the normal college student experience. Emma gives advice to one RA about building community with their residents.

Ask Emma: How do I build community as an RA?

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief November 16, 2020

Dear Emma, I’m an RA on campus, and I’m really struggling to build a sense of community on my floor. I feel like a lot of residents see RAs as the police, and they have trouble trusting us. I really...

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